Passionate Love is a must read for all couples who desire to create and maintain a lasting love and passion filled marriage. In Passionate Love, Pastor George Mwansa outlines how husbands ought to love their wives by systematically drawing lessons from Christ's love for the church. He also gives wives guidelines on how to submit to their husbands – God's way.
his wife to enter the Sabbath with a stress free mind. On Sabbath he assisted with the bathing and clothing of their little children so that his wife could have time to prepare in a stress free environment. However, in many of our homes, the Sabbath becomes one of the most stress-filled days of the week for the wife. The poor woman struggles alone to prepare the kids for church and can hardly catch up with the rest of the family members. The big principle that stands out of Christ's giving Himself up for us is that of selflessness. In His quest to secure humanity's release, Christ “made himself nothing” [Philippians 2:7]. The evening meal was being served when Jesus “got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing and wrapped a towel around his waist. After that he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples' feet,
Chapter 88 LOVE THAT BREAKS WALLS OF HOSTILITY God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting men's sins against them” [2 Corinthians 5:19]. Writing to the Ephesians Paul says: “For He himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing war of hostility” [Ephesians 2:14]. “You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus” [Galatians 3:26-28]. One important reason why Christ came to die for us was to make peace between God and man. This vertical relationship between God and man gets confirmed by how we relate to our fellow men. I heard someone say the other day that “I don't care how others feel about me. What's important is my relationship with God.” This individual and many others who think this way forget the counsel of Paul: “Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible as far as depends on you, live at peace with everyone” [Romans 12:17].